Florida Panthers vs San Jose Sharks Predictions, NHL Parlay Picks 2/17/2020
Game: Florida Panthers vs San Jose Sharks
Date: Monday, February 17, 2020
Location: SAP Center in San Jose, CA
Odds/Point Spread: Panthers (-133) Sharks (+120)
SAP Center is the site where Aaron Dell and the San Jose Sharks (25-28-4, 6th in the Pacific Division) will play the Florida Panthers (30-21-6, 4th in the Atlantic Division) on Monday. The odds on this matchup have the Panthers priced at -133 and the Sharks are at +120. The total opens at 6. The Panthers are covering 49.1% of the time, having gone 27-28 SU. San Jose covers 42.9% of the time, going 24-32 straight up.
The Florida Panthers step onto the ice holding a record of 30 wins and 21 losses, putting them at 4th in the Atlantic Division. So far this year, they have earned a total of 197 goals which puts them at 4th in the East and 5th in the league. Their goal differential is +6, putting them at 15th in the league. The Panthers have earned a total of 66 points, which puts them at 14th in the league and 10th in the Eastern Conference. With reference to shots on goal, they have earned a total of 1,865 which puts them at 5th in the conference and 9th in the league. As a group, Florida has earned a total of 1,003 hits which has them averaging 17.6 per game. They have earned a total of 679 blocks for this year. The man in net for Florida is Sergei Bobrovsky from Ogdensburg, New York. He is 31 years old and has totaled 2,443 mins defending the net for the campaign. Bobrovsky is giving up an average of 3.32 goals per game which has him ranking 29th among East goalies and 60th in the NHL among goalies. During this year, he has given up 135 goals. He has a save percentage of .896 which has him ranking 28th among East goalies.
The Florida Panthers were on the wrong end of the scoreboard with a 6 - 2 defeat against the Philadelphia Flyers in their previous contest. The Panthers had a rough night on the offensive side of the ice in this defeat. In this game, they netted 2 of the 28 shots they looked to score on. Additionally, they had 1 power play opportunity but weren't able to net one. Florida had 8 penalty mins in this outing. The Corsi for the Panthers sat at 42 and the Corsi against at even strength was 36 which earned them a Corsi percentage of 53.8%. Their Fenwick sat at 30 and the Fenwick against sat at 29, which means they had a Fenwick percentage of 50.8%. They earned 22 face-off wins at even strength and lost 33 of all total face-offs. The offensive zone starts for them were rated at 57.1% and they had a PDO of 86.9 in this one. In terms of their opponent's stats, the Philadelphia Flyers racked up a total of 28 shots. They had a total of 4 penalty minutes and they earned a total of 3 power play chances.
The Sharks will be on the other side of the ice and for the campaign they sit with 25 victories and 28 defeats. Regarding goal differential, they are ranked 14th in the conference and 29th in the NHL with -40. They have earned a total of 148 goals for the season which has them at 13th in the West. San Jose has a save percentage as a team of .892 which currently has them ranked 29th in the NHL, which means scoring chances could be plentiful if they attack the goal. They have a team shooting percentage of 8.9% which puts them at 10th in the conference. In net for San Jose is Aaron Dell who is having an average year by giving up 2.85 GAA and that ranks him 15th among Western Conference goalies and 33rd in the NHL among goalies. In the 1,539 minutes he's played, he's allowed 73 goals. He has a save % of .911, which has him ranked 15th among Western Conference goalies and 32nd in the NHL among goalies.
The San Jose Sharks faced off against the Winnipeg Jets in an outing where the Sharks got the victory by a score of 3 - 2. In this matchup, San Jose wound up with a 49.4% Corsi rating. That percentage was had by having a Corsi of 40 while the opposition earned a Corsi of 41. Their Fenwick percentage came in at 58.1% by earning a Fenwick of 36 and the Jets earning a 26 Fenwick at even strength. These Corsi statistics are telling of the type of game that San Jose played and you could say that they didn't play great, but weren't awful either. They had a PDO of 105.2 and they had an oZS percentage of 32.3%. The Sharks scored 3 goals out of the 35 shots on goal they tried. They had 3 power play attempts in this one but were not able to net one. Regarding their opponent, the Jets had 4 power play attempts and came through by scoring 1 goal. San Jose gave up 32 shots on goal and the Jets had 8 minutes in the box.
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Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take San Jose (+120) and under the total goals
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